Category: Media Release

Major Tram Works To Improve Route 58

The Andrews Labor Government is carrying out major tram works along Route 58 in Melbourne’s inner north, creating a more reliable and comfortable journey for passengers. The $3.7 million works between Grantham Street and Dawson Street in Brunswick West will take place from Friday 22 May, until Monday 1 June. The works will include replacing […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport

Expanding Suicide Prevention Through Hey Grants

The Andrews Labor Government has extended funding for vital projects aimed at improving the mental health and wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer young people. Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley today announced eight organisations will share in more than $500,000 to keep their programs going, as part of the latest round […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Mental Health

A New Voice For Victoria’s Hard-Hit Music Industry

The Victorian Government has created a new Music Industry Liaison role to help advise the Government on measures to support the state’s music economy and culture as it deals with the devastating consequences of the coronavirus pandemic. Sector leader Bonnie Dalton has accepted the Music Industry Liaison position. Ms Dalton is currently general manager of […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Creative Industries

Victoria’s Big Build To Heat Up During Winter

The biggest level crossing removal blitz in Victoria’s history will be undertaken this winter, as work ramps up on major projects across the city and Victorians continue to do their part to slow the spread of coronavirus. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan today announced a three-and-a-half month construction blitz that will remove four level […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure

Parliament To Return To Scheduled Sittings From June

Victorian Parliament will return to scheduled sittings from the start of June, as restrictions that were put in place to slow the spread of coronavirus are cautiously lifted. Parliament last sat on Thursday, 23 April to pass emergency legislation to keep government services operating and fund critical investments to protect the health system, support jobs […]

Categories: Media Release

Delivering $48 Million Of Water Infrastructure Projects

The Victorian Government is creating jobs and opportunities for Victorian businesses through water Infrastructure projects and environmental works across the state. Minister for Water Lisa Neville today announced $48.4 million in water projects throughout Victoria that modernise irrigation, secure water supplies through recycling and stormwater use, assist with bushfire recovery and benefit the environment. The […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Water

Backing Mount Buffalo Tourism And Jobs – Year Round

The Victorian Government is investing in the future of Mount Buffalo as a 12-months-a-year tourism destination through support for new “eco pod” accommodation. Part of the Government’s $2.7 billion Building Works package, the Mount Buffalo community and its visitors will benefit from the $1.5 million injection to build the luxury Alpine pods. Building Works is backing shovel-ready […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

Better Public Transport For Caroline Springs

People living in Caroline Springs will have better connections to trains to and from the city, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne today announced from 12 July, Route 462 buses will be extended to Caroline Springs Station for the first time, while Route 460 buses will have a brand-new […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport

Victorian Seniors Festival Connecting Like Never Before

In its 38th year, the Victorian Seniors Festival is returning in a new digital format streamed directly into the homes of more than one-million Victorian seniors. Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers Luke Donnellan today officially launched the Victorian Seniors Festival Reimagined to ensure Victoria continues to celebrate and keep our seniors community connected. Due […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers

Supporting Victorian Universities

The Victorian Government will make an unprecedented investment in local universities to protect jobs and support the state’s economic rebound from the coronavirus crisis. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney joined Treasurer Tim Pallas today to announce the Victorian Higher Education State Investment Fund – the latest in a string of […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Higher Education